ORANGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable, high-quality oral health care, today announced the appointment of Dr. Steven Le as Pediatric Director.
Dr. Le will have the primary responsibility of ensuring quality of care and service excellence for pediatric patients in Western Dental Kids, Western Dental, Brident and Vital Smiles offices in California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alabama.
As Pediatric Director, Dr. Le will support the pediatric clinical team and shape clinical protocols and the patient care experience in collaboration with pediatric dentists, office staff, the quality management team, and operational and business leaders.
Dr. Le has been a pediatric dentist for more than 20 years and served as a pediatric dentist at various Western Dental locations throughout Southern California. He received a Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Southern California and completed his Specialty Residency in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Minnesota.
“Dr. Le has been a valuable contributor to the development of our pediatric practice,” said Dr. John Luther, Chief Dental Officer at Western Dental. “We are pleased to have his expertise and clinical leadership available across our organization to help build our pediatric program and ensure that children continue to have access to excellent care.”
Prior to joining Western Dental, Dr. Le was a professor at the University of Southern California Dental School and the Director for the USC/QueensCare Dental Mobile Clinics. He also served as Clinical Instructor for Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Minnesota, President and lead pediatric dentist for Kids’ Dental in California and lead pediatric dentist at Children’s Dental Center in Indiana.
“I’m very pleased to be part of the team at Western Dental Kids, Western Dental, Brident and Vital Smiles,” said Dr. Le. “We have a great group of pediatric dentists, and it will be exciting to work with them as we build our pediatric program on a solid foundation of excellence in clinical quality and service.”
For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.
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Western Dental (with its supported affiliates, including Brident Dental & Orthodontics and Vital Smiles) is one of the nation’s leaders in accessible, affordable oral health care, serving approximately 3 million patient visits annually in 326 affiliated offices throughout California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alabama. In addition to general dentistry, Western Dental offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and endodontics in its offices, creating a convenient full service “Dental Home.” All of Western Dental’s services are backed by a unique quality assurance system that electronically monitors all patient visits, treatments, dental staff and clinical performance to enable high-quality care. To learn more about Western Dental or inquire about an office in your community, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.